IND EX® Industry Safety Forum in Cooperation with TÜV SÜD, Cert & Test China | 19.03.2020 | Shangai, China

  • 19. March 2020
    Date is suspended – due to nCoV outbreak – Event is postponed to 2021. New date will be published.
  • Standort: No 1277 Xin Songjiang Road, Songjiang District, Shanghai 201600 China
  • Category: EXpertforum
This Forum is a cooperation with TÜV Süd and IND EX® e.V.


Thursday, 19.03.2020

  • 09:00 - 09:30
  • 09:30 - 09:40
    Ing. R. Siwek, IND EX® President, Germany
    Ing. K. De Gersem, TÜV SÜD, Greater China
  • 09:40 - 10:10
    "Recently Explosion Accident and analyze in China"
    Prof. Dr. X. Zhang; Shanghai Institute of Technology, China
  • 10:10 - 10:40
    "Hazard areas classification according to 1999/92/EU"
    Ing. R. Siwek, FireEx Consultant GmbH, Swizerland
  • 10:40 - 11:00
    Coffee Break
  • 11:00 - 12:00
    "Ignition Sources, formation, prevention"
    Ing. K. de Gersem, TÜV SÜD, Greater China
  • 12:00 - 13:00
  • 13:00 - 13:30
    "China Explosion protection inspection requirements"
    Mr. J. Xu, NEPSI
  • 13:30 - 14:00
    "Inerting, the correct application as per CEN/TR 15281"
    Ing. R. Siwek, FireEx Consultant GmbH, Swizerland
  • 14:00 - 14:15
    Coffee Break
  • 14:15 - 15:15
    "Static Electricity, formation, ignition hazards, measures"
    Dr. T. Gmeinwieser, TÜV SÜD Process Safety, Swizerland
  • 15:15 - 16:00
    "Explosion protection components: Type-tested according to the current state of the art - consequences for operators, equipment manufacturers and planners"
    MSc. BA Agatonovic, CEO, Rico Sicherheitstechnik AG, Swizerland
  • 16:00 - 16:40
    "Why is testing of Explosion Protection Equipment according to standards so important?"
    Ing. R. Siwek, FireEx Consultant GmbH, Swizerland
  • 16:40 - 17:00
    "Final Discussion & Closing remarks
    Handover of Participants Certificate"
    Ing. R. Siwek, IND EX® President, Germany
    Ing. K. De Gersem, TÜV SÜD, Greater China

Star Lecturer

Ing. Richard Siwek

Ing. Richard Siwek is President of IND EX® e.V.. Together, the more than sixty IND EX® members get involved in projects and activities in order to enhance industrial explosion safety and a common safety standard. He is also CTO of FireEx Consultant GmbH and has over 40 years of experience in consulting and developing comprehensive safety concepts for industry.

Ing. Kristof De Gersem

Ing. Kristof De Gersem is Manager of the Explosion protection department and its Ex test laboratories for the whole Greater China region at TÜV SÜD Testing and Certification. China-Expert with 15 years of solid experience in the field of Explosion protection, such as product compliance matters, laboratory tests and end-user field safety for the chemical factories at risks of Explosions

MSc. BA Aleksandar Agatonovic

MSc BA Aleksandar Agatonovic is CEO of the Swiss company RICO Sicherheitstechnik AG, which is the manufacturer of mechanical explosion isolation components (among others VENTEX® and REDEX Flap®). He has been active in the field of explosion protection for more than 10 years and has a wide application knowledge in mechanical explosion isolation for different industries and machines. Prof.

Prof. Dr. Xiaoliang Zhang

Prof. Dr. Xiaoliang Zhang is Professor of Shanghai Institute of Technology; Director of the Institute of industrial safety and explosion protection; Visiting scholar of Key Laboratory of Fire Science in University of Science and Technology of China; Shanghai safety production expert; Editor of China Powder Science and Technology; Member of individual protection committee of China Occupational Safety and Health Association.

Xu Junjun

Mr. Xu Junjun is vice director of NEPSI Inspection department; Senior Engineer. 18 years’ experience in hazardous area inspection. National Registered Safety Engineer National Registered Constructor. Voluntary product certification auditor. Registered teacher and examiner for Ex Special operations.

Dr. Thomas Gmeinwieser

Dr. Thomas Gmeinwieser is process safety consultant at TÜV-SÜD; Process Safety, Basel. He has more the 15 years of experience in risk analyses, chemical reaction hazards, electrostatics, product safety and design of pressure relief systems. He is tutor and lecturer at BG-RCI Germany for HAZOP and chemical reaction hazards.
Note: This seminar takes place under the Chatham House rules, i.e. Participants are free to use the information received provided that neither the identity nor the affiliation of speakers or other participants is disclosed.

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